Project Assistant of Title III-F, HSI STEM grant

  • Dominican University
  • River Forest, IL, USA
  • Dec 13, 2023
Part time / Adjunct Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

TITLE: Project Assistant of Title III-F, HSI STEM grant
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
REPORTS TO: Activity Director, Title III-F HSI STEM project
HOURS: Restricted Part-time (up to 19 hours per week)
Provide administrative support to the Title III-F team to benefit efficient project management. Assist the Title III team in record-keeping, project implementation, budget monitoring, and other related duties.
To support the University's mission of preparing students to pursue truth, to give compassionate service, and to participate in the creation of a more just and humane world.
Dominican University is a Catholic, comprehensive teaching university located in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago, with an enrollment of nearly 3,200 students. The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution, with 37% of undergraduates first generation in college, 69% female, 61% Hispanic of Any Race, and 5% Black/African-American. Dominican University's mission, in part, is to prepare students to participate in the creation of a more just and humane world. Toward that end, the university is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. For more information about Dominican University, see
Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We look forward to a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
  1. Support the Project Director, the Activity Director, and other project stakeholders in the management and implementation of the project.
  2. Assist with management of record keeping/organization; communications (email and regular correspondence); appointment scheduling; and meeting agendas, preparation, and minutes.
  3. Support the Title III-F events, and external affairs.
  4. Perform other duties as requested, delegated, or assigned.
Required knowledge, skills, abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to multitask and prioritize work effectively
  • Highly proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Excel
  • Administrative experience in budget set-up and tracking
  • Excellent written skills to record meeting notes, draft reports, and design PowerPoint presentations
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to engage in simple research tasks
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Teamwork, creativity, professionalism, and positive attitude
  • Capacity to develop excellent working relationships with key offices across the University, faculty, and students, especially students of diverse backgrounds and languages
Education & Experience
  • Associates degree required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Experience in higher education especially regarding issues related to student persistence and completion, transfer and articulation, low-income, and first-generation college populations
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience as an Administrative/Clerical Assistant desirable
  • Bilingual: Spanish and English
EEO Statement
Dominican University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to the goal of building an equity-centered faculty and staff committed to teaching, working, and learning in a multicultural environment. Dominican University believes that justice, equity, and inclusion are critical to our growth and development and seek to recruit, develop, and retain from a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.
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